Archive for "food choice"

Paper on why children accept or reject foods

ESR3, Julia Sick at the University of Florence (Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry) recently published her first paper “Children’s Self-Reported Reasons for Accepting and Rejecting foods” in the journal “Nutrients”. The paper is based on her Master  Thesis which was conducted as a part of Taste for life (http://www.smagforlivet.dk/) and supervised by Annemarie Olsen…


Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Martina (ESR1)

Meet Martina Galler from Switzerland who soon will leave a fixed position in the food industry to do a PhD as a part of Edulia. Her project will focus on new methodologies for studying intrinsic and extrinsic parameters influencing children’s (preadolescents) food choice. Please, tell us about your background (subject of master thesis, where from, age)…


Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Julia (ESR3)

Julia is about to start as Edulia position ESR3 at the University of Florence in Italy. Her research will focus on The role of emotions, personality traits and sensory sensitivity in food preferences in pre-adolescent children, in WP2. She will work closely with Ervina (ESR2) Please, tell us about your background  My name is Julia…


ESR4 Nudging children towards healthier food choices (preadolescents)

Objectives: (1) To develop influential nudging interventions to lead children to healthier eating habits. (2) To examine the impact of nudges on feelings of autonomy and intrinsic motivation for healthy food choices. (3) To understand the effects of nudging interventions over time. Expected results: Given the strong need for a positive and enabling food environment…